Think about how much money you'd save if you didn't have to pay for gas or electricity every month. This concept house from the University of Stuttgart manages to generate enough power for itself, plus two electric cars, with enough left over to sell back to the power company for a profit.
Holing up in your geek lair for the winter can feel something like being locked in an air tight space station, so it only makes sense to use astronaut-like methods to clean your air with something like the Andrea Air Purifier.
Boulder City, Nevada is now the home of America's largest photovoltaic solar plant — and it's the fifth largest in the world, in fact. It's all part of California's plan to generate 20% of its power from renewable sources by the end of this year. Wait, California? Yeah, that's right — in your face, Nevada!
Life in big cities, even in China, can be expensive so Hunan City University architecture student Dai Haifei decided to innovate his way into the city of Beijing with his Egg House.
In celebration of its 200th anniversary, Peugeot has unveiled a new concept sports car called the EX1, an electric vehicle that looks like something out of Tron Legacy.
You might remember that Nokero's N100 solar-powered light bulb lasted two hours on a charge. Well, it has a new buddy, the N200 not only lasts longer, but is also waterproof as well.
Remember back when the Prius being a hybrid was a big deal? Not anymore. Nowadays, every car company has hybrids, and the race is on to find the next big green technology. We saw a bunch of eco-friendly(er) power systems at the LA Auto Show, including some sweet cars that you'll be able to get your hands on within the year.
The design geeks at Honda's Advanced Design Studio have whipped up a new concept car called the Honda Air that is all eye candy yet anything but lightweight.
Lava lamps, as any stoner from the 70s can tell you, are a lot of fun to look at. But they also use up energy heating the goo and lighting it up. What's an eco-friendly lava lamp enthusiast to do?
No that's not a space-age golf cart you're looking at, it happens to be Nissan's major bet on the future of electric vehicles called the New Mobility Concept.